Medical Research Report Links.
Please note you may have to do a search to see the full versions of a report or possibly open an account with the publisher. You will note as the research reports dates get more recent conclusions tend to become more concerning.
You can also do your own research. The key words & phrases include: Car Seats, Breathing, Problems, Car Seat Challenge, Oxygen, Oxygen Desaturation, Newborns, Hypoxia, Apnoea, Bradycardia.
Is the infant car seat challenge useful a pilot study in a simulated moving vehicle? http://fn.bmj.com/content/early/2016/09/30/archdischild-2016-310730.full.pdf
Respiratory instability of term and near term healthy newborn infants in car safety seats. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11533331
Effects of child seats on the cardiorespiratory function of newborns https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11982873
Premature infants in car seats. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3969336
Oxygen desaturation of selected term infants in car seats. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/96/2/288
Use of seating devices in infants too young to sit. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9080929
Ventilatory changes in convalescent infants positioned in car seats. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2769505
Safe Transportation of Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants at Hospital Discharge http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/123/5/1424
The car seat: a challenge too far for preterm infants? http://fn.bmj.com/content/90/6/F452.full
Apparently life threatening events in infant car safety seats http://www.bmj.com/content/333/7580/1205
Simple car seat insert to prevent upper airway narrowing in preterm infants: a pilot study https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14523185
Randomized controlled trial of a car seat insert to reduce hypoxia in term infants http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/132/2/326
Sudden unexpected deaths after discharge from neonatal intensive care unit https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15001152
Limiting the risks of apnoea and bradycardia in low birth weight infants using car seats http://www.journalofneonatalnursing.com/article/S1355-1841(06)00040-8/abstract?cc=y=
Screening for cardiopulmonary events in neonates: a review of the car seat challenge https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25675050
Baby2k.com UK (our retail website): http://www.baby2k.com/
Daily Mail UK (report): http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3927188/Newborn-babies-not-use-car-seats-30-minute-journeys-experts-warn.html
Daily Mirror UK (report): https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/using-car-seats-more-30-9243044
Southampton University UK (report): https://www.southampton.ac.uk/engineering/news/2016/10/infants-prone-to-breathing-problems-car-seats.page